Editorial board member Antonio Spanevello (University of Insubria, Varese, Italy) considers whether induced sputum is a valid technique to detect airway inflammation.
1. Is induced sputum a standardised technique? (0:12)
2. Is induced sputum a valid technique to phenotype bronchial asthma? (1:10)
3. Is induced sputum a valid technique to evaluate the effect of the pharmacological treatment in bronchial asthma? (2:29)
4. Is induced sputum a valid technique for studying other airway diseases? (3:22)
Speaker disclosure: Antonio Spanevello has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2018, Paris, France, September 2018.
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